The curated resources linked below are an initial sample of the resources coming from a collaborative and rigorous review process with the EAD Content Curation Task Force.
This free curriculum guide from the New-York Historical Society explores the contested efforts toward full citizenship and racial equality for African Americans that transpired in the fifty years after the Civil War. Examining both the activism for and opposition to Black citizenship rights, the materials in this curriculum underscore how ideas of freedom and citizenship were redefined by government and citizen action, and challenged by legal discrimination and violence.
New-York Historical Society
Do you like running things? Branches of Power lets you do something that no one else can: control all three branches of the U.S. government.
This unit of lessons and tools examines the structure, function, and powers of the legislative branch of government.
This set of Library of Congress primary sources explores the westward expansion of the United States.
The Library of Congress
This free curriculum unit from the New-York Historical Society delves into the ways women participated in all aspects of the Civil War and on both sides of the conflict, from the early debate over the expansion of slavery through the end of federal Reconstruction.